Firebreaks PROHIBITED from 1 July

24 June 2022

Rustenburg – Besides being a legal requirement for every landowner, firebreaks are an essential tool to reduce the risk of loss due to veldfires.

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Copycat 
serial scammer

24 June 2022

SA – Platinum Weekly recently came across a scam in which one of the well-known alias’ of “Mr Scammer” was used, so we set out to investigate.

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Armed to protect copper cable – a growing trend in Rustenburg 

24 June 2022

Rustenburg – Twenty-four men accused of stealing copper cable at a Samancor ventilation shaft along the R104 were remanded in custody when they appeared before the Rustenburg Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday 22 June 2022. 

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Courier held at GUNPOINT on school grounds

24 June 2022

Derby – The bakkie of a well-known national courier service was robbed of its valuable contents in Derby on Friday 10 June.

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Guilty!

21 June 2022

Rustenburg - Gerhard Jansen van Vuuren was found guilty in the Gauteng High Court sitting at the Palm Ridge Magistrates’ Court on Monday 13 June.

 

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CIT Heist suspects caught 

20 June 2022

Rustenburg/Boitekong - Siyanda Junior Dlamini (37) and Manqoba Mavuka, two alleged cash-in-transit (CIT) robbers,  appeared before the Rustenburg and Orlando Magistrate’s Courts on Thursday 9 June.

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Disrespecting the dead…

20 June 2022

Rustenburg – Shocking incidents at a local funeral parlour show that some people do not accord the dead the respect they deserve.  

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Beware: Cybercriminals targeting taxpayers

20 June 2022

SA – Cybercriminals typically pretend to be reputable companies in a fake message, which contains a link to a phishing website… or worse. 

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‘GUILTY ON ALL COUNTS’
NSPCA wins animal abuse case for dog that was beaten and buried alive

20 June 2022

Molorwe (close to Moruleng) – For two years, National Council of Societies for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) inspector Matome Semenya and inspector Oageng Mosito remained steadfast in obtaining justice for a dog they rescued during the investigation of an animal abuse case that the NSPCA will never forget.

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A colour run is always fun

20 June 2022

Olifantsnek/ Rustenburg – Join in the fun fundraiser for the Engelbrecht-family on Saturday 2 July. 
They lost their livelihood when a fire broke out in their barn on 27 May.

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